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Barchester Healthcare Interview Questions

Updated Jul 3, 2017
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    Deputy General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chellaston, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Chellaston, England (UK)) in June 2017.

    Interview

    Interview was informal and more of a chat. They made me very comfortable and were really keen to hear about my previous experience. Most of the questions were related to how I would use my management experience to tackle issues in the care home.

    Interview Questions

    • In your previous experience, how did you manage a employee dispute?   Answer Question

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    Carer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    it was brief, friendly and not formal. I met my team lead and the home manager together for about 2o mins. I had worked for a shop byt always wanted to have a care job but I didn't think they would look at em as I had not worked in Care before. they asked me lots of things about why I wanted to work in care an dlook help people who live in the care hames.

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  3.  

    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (London, England (UK)) in April 2016.

    Interview

    The interview was organised by a recruitment firm based in U.K. I had the interview on Skype and it was real cool as the interviewer was courteous and highly intelligent.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    It was smooth.


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    Care Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport, Newport, Wales (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Newport, Newport, Wales (UK)) in January 2016.

    Interview

    The process was quick and easy and was interviewed by the home manager. Worked on the floor doing a super numery shift after 1 week of training including manual handling, COSHH, fire safety and food and hygiene

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Health Care Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saltford, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Saltford, England (UK)) in December 2015.

    Interview

    Applied for a job, after a month I got a call inviting me for an interview

    I discovered I had the job a few days later

    The interview was pretty relaxed

    I was interviewed by a woman who was at the time deputy manager but is now the manager and it took place in one of the care home's lounges

    Interview Questions

    • If you discover someone has fallen over what should you do?   1 Answer

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    RGN Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Manchester, England (UK)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Good and very knowledgeable decided to remain with present employers but good overall experience I would consider working with them in the future, everything was great and the company seemed really good and wanted standards to be maintahined

    Interview Questions


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    Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bath, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Bath, England (UK)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Friendly and relaxed. No trick questions. Not stressful.
    Walk around .prompt response as promised. Chance to explain values and work style. Pleasant environment and timely . welcoming and non intimidating style

    Interview Questions

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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in York, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (York, England (UK)).

    Interview

    Long interview process with two people interviewers. Who posed competency based questions around what the role of general manager would entail, to assess your strength and weaknesses would be in the role.They did not show me around the home.

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    Care Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ryde, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Ryde, England (UK)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Interview was good , deputy manager spent time to I.introduce me to residents and staff. There seemed to be real pride in showing us around, lots of laughter and cheerful staff and residents. The home was lovely and clean,the person who showed me around had a very good relationship with the residents.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do I want to work with the elderly,vulnerable residents   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I was offered a low pay rate but thought it was still wort it as the place. Felt the atmosphere was warm and was impressed that I would benefit from the training I would receive. Had long discussion on the day and was shown all around the home.


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    Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winchester, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Winchester, England (UK)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    applied online via the barchester website after having got email from indeed
    The completed a Phone Screen - called by a manager within the care home
    Two interviews
    competency based questions based on experiences in similar situations
    friendly
    quick to respond
    helpful with dbs

    Interview Questions


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